Mexican Beef Melts

Mexican Beef Melts

1 pound ground beef
1 package taco seasoning mix
2/3 cup water
1 1/2 cups thick & chunky salsa, divided
1 can Grands southern style or buttermilk biscuits
1 cup Mexican cheese blend
1 cup sour cream, optional

  1. Heat oven to 375. Lightly spray large cookie sheet with cooking spray In 10" skillet, cook ground beef over medium high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frquently, until thoroughly cooked; drain.

  2. Stir in taco seasoning mix, water and 1/2 cup of salsa. Cook 2 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until mixture has thickened.

  3. Separate dough into 8 biscuits. Press or roll each into 6" rounds. Spoon about 1/4 cup beef mixture onto center of each round. Top each with 1 tablespoon of cheese. Fold dough over filling; press edges firmly with fork to seal. Place on cookie sheet.

  4. Bake 9 to 14 minutes or until golden brown. To serve, top each sandwich with 1 heaping tablespoon of remaing salsa and 1 tablespoon remaining cheese. Serve with sour cream.

Makes 8 sandwiches/Serves 4